Johnston & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1995. Our professional staff can offer you the breadth and depth of experience necessary to meet your specific goals. Building a successful company starts with a vision. At Johnston & Associates, we share in your vision by partnering with you. Our efforts are based on building client relationships through mutual trust, respect and satisfaction. We offer accounting, financial and management assistance, and a variety of services, all individually tailored to suit the needs and budget of your business.

At Johnston & Associates, we stand behind the work we perform. We take pride in the quality of the services we provide. Our firm is committed to the continuing development of its professionals and insure that everyone is current on all tax information as well as the latest software.

Our fees are based on the time and expertise required for each engagement. We discuss our engagement fees and the nature of work to be performed at the initial consultation and at any time thereafter.

We welcome clients of all types and sizes and invite you to contact us for more information or a personal consultation.

Ann Margaret Johnston, CPA
Main Number 770-205-2221
Email annm@johnstoncpas.com

Ann-Margaret Johnston, CPA is a native of East Point, Georgia. She and her husband David, who is also a CPA, have lived in Gainesville since 1999. She received her BBA from Clayton State University and began Johnston & Associates in 1995. She has worked in public accounting since 1986 and has experience in all tax and accounting related areas. She has an extensive knowledge of Quickbooks and specializes in tax advice/prep for poker players and gamblers. She is Treasurer of Lanier/Forsyth Rotary and a member of the Georgia Society of CPA's. She has written many tax articles for poker sites as well writing for CardPlayer and Bluff magazines. Her book on "How To Turn Your Poker Playing Into A Business" was released in 2006.

Kelly Castleberry, CPA
Main Number 770-205-2221
Email kelly@johnstoncpas.com

Kelly Castleberry, CPA, is a native of Roswell, Georgia. She now resides in Cumming with her husband Bruce. She received her BBA from North Georgia College in Dahlonega in 1983. She started with Johnston & Associates in 2003 and is involved in all aspects of accounting with the firm. Kelly's experience includes bookkeeping, preparation of financial statements, corporate and individual tax preparation, auditing and computer training in both for-profit and non-profit entities. She is a member of the Georgia Society of CPA's.

Stacey Whittemore Mischiara
Main Number 770-205-2221
Email stacey@johnstoncpas.com

Stacey is a native of Lilburn, Georgia.  She now resides in Cumming with her two children, Trevor and Ashlyn.  She graduated cum laude with her BBA in accounting and management from North Georgia College and State University.  She has worked in public accounting for over 8 years.  Her experience includes tax preparation, financial statements, payroll, sales tax, bookkeeping, and non-profit reporting.  She started with Johnston & Associates in 2011.

Nancy Pesce
Main Number 770-205-2221
Email nancy@johnstoncpas.com

Nancy Pesce is a native of Missouri. She recently moved to the Cumming area with her husband Matthew, who is a retired Veteran. She has worked in public accounting since 1981 and began working at the firm in May of 2007. She is an experienced accounting professional with expertise in all aspects of bookkeeping and administration.

Madison and Morgan
Madison and Morgan Johnston, the office greeters, are natives of Gainesville, Georgia. Their careers began with the firm at the age of 5 weeks old. They both manage the front office and greet clients and visitors to the firm. Their task at the firm is to provide stress relief and opportunities for employees to take breaks with them outside.

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